I am bound and determined to use the VitaMix several times a week ... after all that complaining about HOW I WISH I HAD A VITAMIX ... my bosses (bless their hearts and souls!) opted to buy me one for Christmas ... but now, I'm a little stumped as to just what it was I really really wanted to make ...
So I'm on a mission ... success or failure, I will make every attempt to post one recipe a week using the VitaMix to see if I can really incorporate it into my life ...
I'm just so sad that I'm not more excited about using it ... feel free to give me tips and recipes to try and share .... PLEASE!
Enough whining (I just feel real bad ... it's not a cheap gift by any means) ...
Today's featured attempt will be:
Banana Nut Smoothies
2 frozen bananas (yes, do peel them before you freeze them. You are freezing your borderline overly ripe bananas, right?)
1 ripe pear, cut in half, seeds removed
1/4 cup raw nuts (not peanuts!), I used cashews (unsalted, unroasted)
1/2 cup water
Toss all of this in the VM and let it rip for about 2 minutes or til smooth.
The original recipe called for vanilla flavored stevia and ice cubes. not sure why as it definitely does NOT need to have!
Give it a shot, let me know what you think? Personally, I REALLY REALLY liked this ... not so much after brushing teeth but took it to work with me and whoa momma, it was good ... filled me up too for 3 plus hours which is a HUGE bonus!
I highly recommend this IF you like bananas ... Hubby would probably not appreciate it but I LOVE IT!
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